Obituaries

John Kiser -

John Anderson Kiser, age 71, of John West Road, Jonesborough, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 19, 2013, at his daughter’s residence in Clanton, Ala.

He was retired and was a member of Boone Trail Baptist Church.

John was a local performer of country and gospel music who helped raise funds for St. James Community Center.

He had a band, “Johnny Kiser and the Southern Sounds.”

Survivors are his wife: Beth Downs Kiser; son and daughter-in-law: Jonathan A. and Michelle Kiser; daughter and son-in-law: Amanda K. and Casey Varden; two grandsons: John David and Jackson Waltrip “J.W.” Kiser; siblings and their spouses: Lowell D. and Linda Kiser, Gladalea K. and Lowell Collins; several nieces and nephews.

He was the son of the late James D. Kiser and Vivian Bowers Kiser.

Funeral services were held Thursday, August 22, 2013, at Kiser-Rose Hill Chapel with Rev. Larry Moore and Rev. Mark Harrod officiating. Interment was held Friday at Fairview United Methodist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or cancer.org/givehope.

Online condolences may be sent at www.kiserrosehillfuneralhome.com.

Kiser Rose Hill Funeral Home, 125 Idletime Drive, Greeneville. 636-8007